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Pentecost from Jerusalem to be broadcast around the world May 29, 30

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The holiday of Pentecost, or Shavuot in Hebrew, commemorates the giving of the Torah to Jews and for Christians, the descent of the Holy Spirit on the followers of Yeshua – Jesus ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard honors fallen Jewish soldiers from war with Iraq

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There is no love lost between Iran and Israel but a recent ceremony highlighted a little-known fact about Iranian Jews. Members of the Iranian Jewish community along with the Revolutionary Guards and ...

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America remembers 9/11 attacks

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Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn ceremonies and vows on September 11 to “never forget” 18 years after the deadliest terror attacks on American soil. A crowd of victims’ relatives assembled at ground ...

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United Nations acknowledges persecuted Christians

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For the first time since its inception, the United Nations is remembering persecuted Christians around the world. The commemoration is called the UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence ...

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D-Day remembered with President Roosevelt’s prayer

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Thursday, June 6, marks the 75-year anniversary of D-Day, the day of the greatest military invasion in modern history. In what will probably be the last large commemoration to the Greatest Generation, ...

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Veteran parachutes over Normandy 75 years later

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Seventy-five years after he did it the first time, a 97-year-old veteran has once again parachuted over Normandy France. Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple ...

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